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Address: Bridgetown, Barbados
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A scenic inlet into the center of Bridgetown, lined with boats.

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A lively area in downtown Bridgetown by a sea inlet and shopping area. There are plenty of cafes and bars to choose from. The inlet has a pleasant boardwalk around it with plenty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
simply-peregrinating
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Lancashire England
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Lancashire England
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353 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lively area in downtown Bridgetown by a sea inlet and shopping area. There are plenty of cafes and bars to choose from. The inlet has a pleasant boardwalk around it with plenty of seating. Two bridges cross the water and Heroes Square and the Parliament building are very near across the road.

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Thank simply-peregrinating
Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Nice place to sit and watch the island life go by. Marina activities and the city all in the same view. Market style atmosphere and the city right across the way. We brought our chairs and sat at the dock while waiting for our charter. We had nothing but time..time well spent. Love it !!

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Thank Rick C
Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Sat dockside and admired the busyness of the city and the boats and charters coming and going. The hustle and activites going on was a relaxing entertainment. Stop at any local shop for a cool one or venture in to the city for more. A nice place to stroll around for the day.

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Thank Marie C
Curacao
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

I stayed at the Hilton Hotel and the Careenage Bar was a great place to hang out after work. On Wednesdays there was live music from Alexander Mills, Thursdays there was open mic and it got full very quickly (make sure to make a reservation), Friday night was Salsa night and on Saturdays it was a great place to drink... More 

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Thank Dexter M
Finland
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94 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

My husband and I visited the Careenage on a Sunday afternoon in August while holidaying in Barbados. It was non-cruiseship day and off-season and absolutely everything was closed and holed up. There was one bar that was opened and that was it. It was still nice to have a stroll around the area but it got pretty boring in about... More 

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Thank Boarding_gate123
Europe
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78 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

The food was lovely at the Carenaage bar, nice view towards the pool. Service a bit slow but we was not in a hurry.

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Thank Lilly B
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Beautiful canal in the middle of the city. So many beautiful boats and yatchs dock in the city. Can't miss the Careenage if you visit the city. So Englishish! if you go to the city.

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Thank Travelbuyfamily
Barbados
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This inlet from the sea provides the perfect setting for morning coffee or lunch at one of the cafes overlooking the moored boats. It is also an excellent setting for evening jazz at one of the restaurants.

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Thank stewartmar
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

As this bar is at the Hilton Barbados resort I'm not surprised at the poor service. Food was overlooked and greasy. Five staff members standing around talking whilst guests waiting to be seated. Waited 45 minutes for bar snacks to arrive!

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Thank TP19791979
Edmonton, Canada
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Lots of shops and restaurants as well as street vendors and tours to purchase, this is the place to purchase souvenirs. The stores run from tacky touristy to Tiffanys. Restaurants range from local to touristy or fast food to pubs, unfortunately nothing that we could find with an ocean view. Located in Bridgetown

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